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Book of Hours
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Book of Hours


Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
11/17/1977Treatmentloss compensation
11/22/2013Treatmentbinding stabilized; examined for digitization; media consolidation
Exhibitions
  • Splendor in Books. Grolier Club, New York; The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1977-1978.
  • Illuminated Manuscripts: Masterpieces in Miniature. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1984-1985.
  • The Four Seasons. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1986.
  • Time Sanctified: The Book of Hours in Medieval Art and Life. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988.
  • Outdoor Space in Medieval Book Illumination. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1990.
  • Plants and Flowers in Medieval Manuscripts. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1991.
  • Manuscript Illumination in Flanders. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1992.
  • Daily Life in Medieval Books. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1996.
  • Shrunken Treasures: Miniaturization in Books and Art. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2009.
  • Checkmate! Medieval People at Play. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2010.
  • Paradise Imagined: Images of the Garden in the Islamic and Christian World. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2012.
Provenance Unknown Spanish owner [1], 19th century. Léon Gruel, Paris, ca. 1850-75 [2]. Peter Marié [ca. 1825-1903], New York, late 19th century; Peter Marié Sale, New York, 1903, lot 567. George Richmond, New York; purchased by Henry Walters, Baltimore; by bequest to Walters Art Museum, 1931. [1] Inscriptions in lower margins on fols. 47v ("S. Catalina") and 54v ("Sancta Magdalen") indicate Spanish ownership [2] Stamped in red capitals on front endleaf: GRUEL
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, after 1902

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Creator
Period
ca. 1520-1530
Medium
parchment with ink and paint
(Manuscripts & Rare Books)
Accession Number
W.425
Measurements
Folio H: 3 9/16 x W: 2 7/16 in. (9 x 6.2 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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